Lady Red Hawks lose at home to Beacons
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University women’s basketball team hosted the Northwest Christian University Beacons on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The Red Hawks lost 77-65.
The Red Hawks started strong, and baskets from Kaity Hahn and Kaite Ratfield gave Simpson a four-point lead in the first minute of the game. The Beacons fought back, gained a 6-4 lead and began to pull away. Successful offensive attacks from point guard Bianca Padilla kept Simpson in the game, and the Red Hawks went into halftime only down 35-30.
In the second half, Simpson began to chip slowly away at Northwest Christian’s lead, getting as close as seven points (62-69). The Beacons capitalized on Simpson’s foul trouble by making their free throws and ended the game with a victory of 77-65.
Simpson is preparing for their first road trip of the season. They are travelling to Portland, Ore., to play against Concordia University and Warner Pacific University on November 9-10.
Written by Nichole Jones
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.